Pasadena Waldorf School

209 E. Mariposa Street
Altadena, CA 91001-0910
Tel: (626)794-9564
Grades: PK-12 | 340 students
Pasadena Waldorf School offers a developmental, experiential education in which the arts are fully integrated into the curriculum, and the intellectual challenge is fostered through human connection and relationship.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 340 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Pasadena Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Natural materials encouraged and no logos or media-inspired clothing)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,015
Tuition Notes Tuition ranges from $11,060 for part-time preschool to $20,925 for high school. Check our website for current rates.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,200
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jennifer Quintana
Admissions Associate Melani Gold Friedman


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballFlag Football,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Girls Volleyball, choir, orchestra, eurythmy, pentatonic flute, string instruments, wind intruments, music ensembles, weaving, knitting, wood working, sculpture, painting, line drawing, photography, drama (integrated into curriculum at age appropriate grades) Girls Volleyball,
choir, orchestra, eurythmy, pentatonic flute, string instruments, wind intruments, music ensembles, weaving, knitting, wood working, sculpture, painting, line drawing, photography, drama (integrated into curriculum at age appropriate grades),

School Notes:

  • Japanese and Spanish languages both taught from first through 8th grade
  • Mandarin and Spanish are taught 9th through 12th grade
  • Stringed instruments are taught in third grade and winds are added in fifth grade
  • Instrumental and vocal music are taught from first through twelfth grade
  • Painting, drawing, modeling are integrated into the curriculum
  • Handwriting is taught is third grade
  • Eurythmy/Movement is taught in every grade
  • Games and physical education are offered in everygrade
  • Competitive Sports; volleyball, track, flag football, soccer (2016) are offered from fifth grade through highschool
  • Manual arts – handwork (knitting, cross stitch, felting, weaving), woodwork and crafts are taught beginning in first grade with knitting and continued throughout the school years to twelfth grade
  • Camping, class trips, day field trips and excursions are offered every year
  • Class plays are performed beginning in second grade

Profile last updated: 10/27/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Renaissance Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fair Oaks Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Fair Oaks Academy (0.3 miles away)
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  • Altadena
    Grades: PK-8 | 46 students
    0.3 miles
    2704 Fair Oaks Avenue
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • Altadena
    Grades: K-12 | 75 students
    0.4 miles
    536 East Mendocino Street
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • Altadena
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    Montessori School (Christian)
    Grades: NS-K | 25 students
    0.8 miles
    943 E Altadena Drive
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • Altadena
    Grades: PK-6 | 350 students
    0.8 miles
    1050 E Altadena Drive
    Altadena, CA 91001
  • Altadena
    Grades: PK-6 | 30 students
    0.9 miles
    2151 Lake Ave
    Altadena, CA 91001

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